Why “I was only trying to help” is not compassionate.

The opposite of compassion is selfishness. The problem is that the selfish action creates pain instead of helping to alleviate it. In the end, it divides teams and frustrates innovative opportunities.

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What Would The New York Times Report About Your Leadership?

The internet lit up over the New York Times expose on Amazon’s culture. The scathing article by Jodi Kantor and David Streitfeld, detailed the oppressive hours and unforgiving pace that characterize work at Amazon’s headquarters in Seattle. In interviewing about 100 current and former Amazon employees for the story, the authors found that Amazon’s work…